Simple Gallery Wall

Silver Frames Gallery Wall

We had our family photos taken in Korea last summer and I’m just now getting around to hanging the pictures. As much as I love creative gallery walls, I find myself more drawn to clean lines and wanted a simple gallery wall for our home. When I saw that the aluminum Ribba frames from IKEA were […]

Temecula Wine Tour


Transportation provided c/o Aall In Limo & Party Bus. All opinions are my own. We’ve been very fortunate to live near wine county in most of the places we’ve lived. Temecula is just an hour from San Diego, which makes it a fun day trip. When the opportunity to take a trip to Temecula on a luxury party bus […]

Hapa Foodie is Live

hapa foodie blog

I completely forgot to let you know that my food only blog, Hapa Foodie, is live! Hapa Foodie is a blog dedicated to beautiful food photography, Asian fusion recipes and family friendly meals. Anyone that knows me in real life know how much I love to eat and cook, so it was only natural for […]

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

tidying up

Honestly, I rarely dedicate an entire post about specific products or items I come across. This book is different. I’m not getting paid to talk about it; I just want you to know about it, especially parents. via Back in January, I started Sort Save Splurge, which is basically a 30-day simplifying/decluttering challenge. I break it […]

Circus Fun | Life

fleet science center circus

One of my fondest childhood memories is when my grandparents took me to the circus for my 9th birthday. I can clearly remember the blue rope licorice and being awestruck by the motorcyclists in the cages. When the opportunity came up to attend a special event for CIRCUS: Science Under the Big Top, I knew the […]

San Diego ClickinWalk 2015


I took an unexpected break from the blog. Not because I wanted or needed to, but because I was in a little creative rut. Breaks are great for refocusing your energy. I always find it painfully obvious when a blogger is phoning it in and that just isn’t my style. What have I been up to this […]